Foshan Shadi Airport

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Foshan Shadi Airport
佛山沙堤机场
Fóshān Shādī Jīchǎng
Aerial view of Shadi Airport.png
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Serves Foshan, Guangdong, China
Coordinates 23°04′57″N 113°04′15″E / 23.08250°N 113.07083°E / 23.08250; 113.07083Coordinates: 23°04′57″N 113°04′15″E / 23.08250°N 113.07083°E / 23.08250; 113.07083
Map
FUO is located in Guangdong
FUO
FUO
Location of airport in Guangdong
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,800 9,186
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 296,511
Aircraft movements 3,010
Cargo (metric tons) 671.7
Source: CAAC[1][2]
Foshan Shadi Airport
Simplified Chinese 佛山沙堤机场

Foshan Shadi Airport (Chinese: 佛山沙堤机场; pinyin: Fóshān Shādī Jīchǎng) (IATA: FUOICAO: ZGFS), or Shadi Air Base, is a dual-use military and public airport serving the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province, China. FUO was re-opened to serve as a relief airport for the region. Along with two other major airports, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, it serves the catchment area of the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone.[3]


History[edit]

Shadi Air Base is an airbase of People's Liberation Army Air Force. A squadron of J8-2 fighters are in support of the People's Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison.[citation needed]

Commercial flights started in 1987, but ceased in 2002 due to government policy. The airport was reopened to the public in 2009.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan, Hefei, Huangshan, Kunming, Ordos, Shijiazhuang, Shanghai–Pudong, Yulin, Zhanjiang

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